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Clinical value of high-resolution CT in chronic diffuse lung disease.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1950859     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Chronic diffuse lung disease is demonstrated well on high-resolution CT, but the expense and the high dose of radiation associated with this technique make it inappropriate for every patient. This article compares the clinical usefulness of high-resolution CT with that of other diagnostic techniques. Specific indications for its use were determined after reviewing previously published reports.
Authors:
N L Müller
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  AJR. American journal of roentgenology     Volume:  157     ISSN:  0361-803X     ISO Abbreviation:  AJR Am J Roentgenol     Publication Date:  1991 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-12-19     Completed Date:  1991-12-19     Revised Date:  2008-02-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7708173     Medline TA:  AJR Am J Roentgenol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1163-70     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Radiology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Biopsy / methods
Chronic Disease
Follow-Up Studies
Humans
Lung Diseases / radiography*
Predictive Value of Tests
Radiographic Image Enhancement / methods
Radiography, Thoracic
Tomography, X-Ray Computed / methods*

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